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“I’m not acting as a doctor,” the president, contradicting doctors, said from the White House on Sunday.
“There is no question that there will be a challenge to the coming administration in the arena of infectious diseases,” he said.
Tony Spell said he has a "command from God" to hold in-person services despite warnings from medical experts and state officials.
It was so "heartbreakingly good," former White House ethics chief Walter Shaub wrote.
The California Republican also said homeless people might have protection because "if you’re outside in the outdoors, you’re social distancing."
Mark Esper said "only 155 sailors" have tested positive for COVID-19 on the ship Capt. Brett Crozier commanded. Reportedly, Crozier has contracted the disease.
Vice Admiral Jerome Adams called on the nine Republican governors who have not issued statewide stay-at-home orders to "do their part."
But party Chairman Tom Perez has expressed concern such an event would fail to garner needed media attention.
In a statement, Michael Atkinson said he "faithfully discharged my legal obligation as an independent and impartial Inspector General."
What the patron saint of failed presidents can tell us about the current one.
The former real estate developer threw half-formed ideas at health experts they didn't have time to deal with, The Washington Post reports.
Despite saying Saturday the worst was yet to come, the president talked of opening things back up: "We don’t want to be doing this for months and months.”
“This isn’t a class on literature. This is a captain of a massive ship that’s nuclear-powered. He shouldn’t be talking that way in a letter," Trump said of Brett Crozier.
State Rep. Bob Glanzer died on Friday. He was the second person in his family to die of COVID-19, while three others in his family are infected.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers called for a special session of the state's legislature to change Election Day rules. It lasted seconds.
The governor said the Chinese government was sending the ventilators as the state faces a shortage of medical equipment amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Nearly every major religion has an important holiday in April — which means it will be a month of surreal new changes for American believers.
Former White House ethics chief Walter Shaub called it the "absolute nightmare" he has warned against.
Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter said she wouldn't be qualified to lead the national coronavirus response, even with her expertise in public health.